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  • State Treasurer Ball says Bullitt one of the growing counties

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce brought in an expert to speak on finances.

    Kentucky State Treasurer Allison Ball served as guest speaker for the Chamber’s November “Buy Local - Buy Chamber” networking luncheon at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    Ball mentioned that Bullitt County was one of the Commonwealth’s fastest-growing communities, a reason she wanted to visit and speak at the event.

    “I like to be where it is happening and encourage the growth,” she said.

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning November 27, 2016

    Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

  • Community Thanksgiving service

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Hebron Presbyterian Church, First Church of Nazarene, First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville and Immanuel Baptist Church make up the Fellowship of Concern, a group dedicated to setting aside the way they do things and coming together to help those in need throughout the community.

    The annual Community Thanksgiving Service featured music by Isabelle Tipton, Doug Ferguson, Mya Hunter and Blake Herron and messages from each of the churches’ pastors.

  • LJ to kick off holiday season on Saturday

        LEBANON JUNCTION— Santa Clause is coming to town and leading the way to Wall Street Park for the annual Light Up Lebanon Junction celebration this Saturday.
        Beginning at dusk, participants are encouraged to gather at the caboose in the middle of town to watch the Christmas tree and inflatables come to life.

  • Let the Holiday Season Begin

        SHEPHERDSVILLE—Kicking off the holiday season early, the Bullitt County Extension Office recently hosted their annual Holiday Bazaar.
        Crafters traveled from around the county to set up and sell their homemade quilts, jewelry, aprons, horseshoe art, books and wooden ornaments.
         The extension office has several holiday-themed classes and events planned including a tween holiday cooking course and their annual holiday open house.

  • State Fire Marshal Recommends Fire Prevention Tips For Thanksgiving

    FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 22, 2016) - The Kentucky State Fire Marshal’s office has released cooking fire prevention safety tips for Kentuckians during the holiday season.  Thanksgiving is the leading day for home cooking fires, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).  In 2013, U.S. firefighters responded to approximately 1,550 home fires on Thanksgiving Day, an increase of 230 percent from the average daily number. 

  • KSP investigating Nelson Co. Death

    The following press release was sent by the kentucky State Police Monday, November 21, 2016 at 10:25 a.m.:

  • Car stolen at gun point in MW

                MOUNT WASHINGTON—A car was stolen at gunpoint from a Mount Washington resident early Sunday morning.

                According to Det. Sgt. Dan Kelty, Mount Washington Police were dispatched to High Point Court at 12:49 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016 for the robbery.

                The victim told the officers that her car had been taken at gunpoint.

  • Bullitt East band making sweet music

        MOUNT WASHINGTON— They may not make the top of the sports page every week, but marching band is its own sort of sport.
        “Marching band is unique because it’s not like any other sport,” Bullitt East band director Trevor Ervin said.
        In every other sport, there are regulations about who can be on the field, he explained. Football and soccer have 11 players on the field at a time, basketball has five on the court and baseball has nine on the field.

  • Jerry Summers presented highest honor from state’s travel industry

     Jerry Summers, Community Services Director for Jim Beam, has received the Mangeot – Oaken Distinguished Service Award, the highest honor bestowed by the Kentucky Travel Industry Association (KTIA). 

    The announcement was made during the Kentucky Travel Industry Annual Conference held in Lexington, Nov. 1-3.